Wita's Chicken Salad

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My children's grandmother, whom they used to call Wita used to make this for them and I remember it being a big hit a birthday party we had years ago. Wita has now passed on to be with the Lord, but when we make this salad it brings us fond memories of her.


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  • 4
    chicken breasts, cooked in seasonings of choice
  • 1
    head of finely shredded cabbage
  • 2-3
    shredded carrots
  • 2
    onions, thinly sliced
  • ·
    mayonnaise to taste
  • ·
    salt, pepper, onion & garlic powder to taste
  • 1 tsp
    chicken boullion powder or 1 cube

How to Make Wita's Chicken Salad


  1. Drain cooked chicken, reserving about 2 cups of the broth.
  2. place reserved broth in saucepan & more of the seasonings along the boullion cube. Simmer for 2 minutes to make a strong flavored broth.
  3. Steep prepared veggies in boiled water for 2 minutes (just to barely make them limp)Drain
  4. Add well drained veggies, the shredded chicken to a large bowl.
  5. Add mayo & some of the prepared broth to the bowl along with the chicken & veggies.
  6. Combine well and add more mayo and/or broth and/or seasonings if needed.
  7. Mixture should be juicy (not soupy)& flavorful.
  8. This is not the average chicken salad. The mixture is juicy and delicious on a whole wheat bun as is or with lettuce and tomato.

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About Wita's Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads

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